Wink

Wink (HM15O1)

Location: Wink, TX 79789 Winkler County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 45.265', W 103° 9.462'

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On land ruled up to 1874 by Comanche Indians, later part of famed "W" cattle ranch. Town "born" in 1926 when Roy Westbrook's Permian Basin oil discovery 1.5 miles to the north brought in 10,000 to 20,000 people, initiated area's conversion to industrialization. Named for Col. C.M. Winkler, famed Texas Confederate soldier.
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HM NumberHM15O1
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Marker Number5865
Year Placed1964
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 2:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 674490 N 3514691
Decimal Degrees31.75441667, -103.15770000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 45.265', W 103° 9.462'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 45' 15.90" N, 103° 9' 27.72" W
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Area Code(s)432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5203-5239 N Gardner Ave, Wink TX 79789, US
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